New Zealand opener Martin Guptil has hit double century in cricket world cup 2015 quarter-final match against West Indies in Wellington. Guptil becomes first New Zealand batsman to score 200 plus score. This is the second double hundred in world cup history as previously Chris Gayle smashed double ton against Zimbabwe earlier in this world cup.
This was Guptil’s consecutive century in world cup as in previous game he slammed ton against Bangladesh at group match. He becomes fifth batsman to hold double hundred score in One-Day Internationals as before Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, Rohit Sharma and Chris Gayle have achieved this mile stone. Martin also slammed ICC world cup’s highest score as he breaks Chris Gayle’s 215 runs score.
Martin Guptil mad 237 runs in 163 balls in which he smashed 24 boundaries and 11 sixes. With Guptil’s inning, New Zealand managed to put 393 runs in 50 overs for the loss of 6 wickets.